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Seniors gather for final class photo

Seniors gather for final class photo

May 24, 2019

VMT's Senior Class of 2019 poses in front of B Building on May 24.

Not So Sour leaves a sweet taste with fans

Not So Sour leaves a sweet taste with fans

Lizeth Gutierrez, Staff writer

May 23, 2019

Their duo leaves a “Not So Sour” feeling with their fans. Seniors Kevin Sosa and Jose Limon who attend Martin High School share on their music duo named Not So Sour. Both shared on how they came up with their group name. “It’s an, I guess you can call it, an inside joke since my last n...

Seniors receive medallions at annual ceremony

Seniors receive medallions at annual ceremony

May 21, 2019

Be watching for more updates. Seniors received their medallions at the school's 26th annual Medallion Ceremony, held at Martin High School's old gym, on Tuesday, May 14. Seniors were also recognized for academic achievement and certain scholarships, including the annual Sorrell Scholarships given annually t...

Photo Friday: 23rd Annual Photography Exhibition

Zoe Alvarez, Photo Friday columnist

May 17, 2019

The 23rd Annual photography exhibition for Vidal M Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts took place Friday, May 3, 2019. I have always loved photography and art galleries. I had attended the 2018 exhibit my sophomore year when my photography was placed on display for my journalism course. ...

Two female athletes say it’s a matter of fairness when competing against a transitioning male

Two female athletes say it’s a matter of fairness when competing against a transitioning male

Lesdy Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Kathleen Molina, sophomore, and Amor Aguilar, freshman, who play softball for Martin High, discussed the case of Mack Beggs a transgender wrestling state champion athlete from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas. Beggs had requested to compete against male athletes, but due to the UIL policy, athletes...

English teacher/poet got her start at VMT

English teacher/poet got her start at VMT

Kevin Garcia, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Her journey as a writer started at The Magnet Tribune. She is now an English teacher and a published poet. Cynthia Dougherty-Bernal has published three books of poetry so far in her career as a poet. She discussed how she started out to become a poetic writer and about her journey to become an ...

School receives the Texas Medal of Arts award (story, photos)

School receives the Texas Medal of Arts award (story, photos)

Fernando Martinez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

VMT has received the Texas Medal of Arts, becoming only the second school to attain the honor. VMT staff members attended three events in Austin, Texas, in late February in which they had the chance to meet others who were attending and see the honorees. Dr. Martha E. Villarreal, VMT direc...

Students explain why they like their instruments

Students explain why they like their instruments

Claudia Lara, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

An instrument that sounds like the human voice is what attracted senior Enrique Alcorta to the trombone. Alcorta explains what he likes about the trombone. “Well, what I like about playing the trombone is that it is an instrument that sounds within the range of the human voice going from A to...

Opinions vary on 4-day school week

Opinions vary on 4-day school week

Jocelyn Figueroa, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

David Rincon, a freshman from Nixon High School, likes the idea of a four-day school week. “I think it’s a good idea, we get more time to ourselves. We will be able to do more things with another day off,” Rincon said. An estimated 560 districts in 25 states have allowed at least some of ...

Webb County recognizes VMT for arts award

Webb County recognizes VMT for arts award

April 29, 2019

Webb County commissioners recognized VMT for it's 2019 Texas Medal of Arts award during a meeting in the school auditorium on April 24.

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